Hiking the Alpe Adria Tour

Hike and Bike Northwest Slovenia Tour

Hiking the Alpe Adria Tour


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Explore Slovenia’s natural beauty hiking on this 3-day tour

Walk along routes used in World War I and get a history lesson from your guide.

Witness incredible vistas at the highest point in the eastern Julian Alps.

Dive into the refreshing waters in the Soca River after a long walk in the valley.

Relax in rustic mountain huts far away from civilization. Do some stargazing!

Curious about Slovenia? This 3-day hiking tour will give you a glimpse into the abundant adventure opportunities in northwest Slovenia. On the Hiking the Alpe Adria Tour, you’ll get an authentic mountain experience by staying in remote huts each night, fully equipped with everything you need for a comfortable night’s sleep. Hike through incredible limestone cliffs in the Krnica Valley, then walk along the Soca River, eyeing up spots for a dip in its crystal blue waters.

Enjoy Slovenian hospitality in the mountain refuges far away from the city, where you can immerse yourself in nature and let your stress wash away. Engage with your guide and listen to local stories and anecdotes. An adventure tour in Slovenia will stay in your mind forever!

Hiking the Alpe Adria Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Trek from Kranjska Gora to Vrsic Pass

Welcome to Slovenia! Your guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Ljubljana or Bled and accompany you to the trailhead in Kranjska Gora. Starting on a relatively flat and wide trail, you’ll walk through the Krnica Valley, opening up to views of immense limestone peaks. Climb a steep hill and arrive at a historic Russian chapel, built in the honour of Russian prisoners who escaped here during World War I. Today’s trail will astound you with breathtaking views as you hike near the border of Italy, Austria, and Slovenia. Settle into a cozy mountain hut for a night spent among nature.

Overnight Location
Mountain hut
12 km, 5 hours, 900m of ascent, 150m of descent

Day 2 Hike from Vrsic Pass to Trenta Valley

Rise early in the mountain hut to the morning light illuminating the surrounding peaks. Enjoy a hearty breakfast with your group, then set out for the Trenta Valley. You’ll explore the eastern Julian Alps, witnessing untouched Slovenian countryside and mountainous terrain. After a significant descent, arrive at the mountain hut accommodation for the night. If you have a bit of extra energy, venture to the crystal clear water of the Soca River and find the hidden waterfalls. Spend another night under the stars, far away from civilization.

Overnight Location
Mountain hut
14 km, 6 hours, 470m of ascent, 1000m of descent
Breakfast, dinner

Day 3 Walk the Soca Valley to Bovec and Farewell

Fuel up on breakfast and prepare for an exhilarating day. Spend the day hiking alongside the turquoise Soca River. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to jump in for a refreshing dip, welcome on a hot day. Hike your way down the Soca Valley before lunch. Hit various terrain as you trek to Bovec, Slovenia’s adventure hot spot. Your tour ends here with a transfer to Bled or Ljubljana. Or, you can stick around and partake in the world-class outdoor adventures offered in Bovec. Bid farewell to your crew and head to the next leg of your journey or safely back home.

Overnight Location
Hike: 14 km, 4 hours, 200m of ascent, 550m of descent

Hiking the Alpe Adria Tour Price and Dates

This guided tour in Slovenia is run as a group tour, however, this tour can also be arranged as a private tour (please contact us with your preferred dates and group size to get your quote).

Prices below are per person:

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Accommodation on the Hiking the Alpe Adria Tour

This tour is based in traditional mountain huts. The huts are basic but do provide everything you will need for the night, such as snacks and blankets as well as one-time-use bedsheets. It is recommended that you bring a cotton sleeping bag liner if you are sensitive to any materials. The huts are divided into rooms of 2–4 beds, and there is no option for a single supplement.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
Single rooms on this tour are not available as mountain huts only have shared accommodations.

Night 1-2

Mountain huts in Slovenia

Equipped traditional mountain huts are basic but provide everything you will need for the night, such as food and blankets as well as one-time-use bedsheets.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s included in the Hiking the Alpe Adria Tour?


2 breakfasts and 2 dinners are included.


Accommodation for 2 nights is included.

Transportation during the Tour

Transfers from Ljubljana or Bled to Kranjska Gora and from Bovec to Bled or Ljubljana are included in the tour. An escort vehicle will be available during the tour in case of an emergency.

Also Included

  • English-speaking guide services
  • Hardtail mountain bike rental on Day 3

Not included

  • Meals not listed in the itinerary
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses and gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Flights
  • Anything not mentioned as “included”

Optional Extras

  • Electric bike supplement
  • Upgrade to one night at alpine homestead instead of mountain hut on Day 2

Frequenty Asked Questions about Hiking the Alpe Adria Tour

How hard is the Hike and Bike Northwest Slovenia Tour?

We rate this tour as a 3 / 5. You should be comfortable hiking for up to 6 hours and biking for up to 2 hours.

Do I need a visa to travel to Slovenia?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Hike and Bike Northwest Slovenia Tour?

2 breakfasts and 2 dinners are included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip, and your insurance should cover hiking and biking. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Bled or Ljubljana to start this tour?

You can reach Bled or Ljubljana by plane from many major European airports. You will be picked up from your accommodation in Bled or Ljubljana.

Is the Hike and Bike Northwest Slovenia Tour in English?

Yes, the tour guide is English-speaking.

Where does the Hike and Bike Northwest Slovenia Tour end?

The tour ends in Bovec with a transfer to Bled or Ljubljana.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Slovenia?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for Slovenia?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

When is the best time to travel to Slovenia for this tour?

The best time to travel to Slovenia for hiking and biking is from June to September when the weather is warmest.


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We rate this tour as a 3 / 5. You should be comfortable hiking for up to 6 hours.

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